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About Yael Ben-Zion
Yael Ben-Zion (b. 1973) was born in Minneapolis, MN and raised in Israel. She is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Yale Law School and ICP. Yael's work has been exhibited in the United States and in Europe, including solo exhibitions at the 92nd Street Y Art Gallery and La Galeria at Boricua College in NY. It is also included in the MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project. Yael is the recipient of various grants and awards, including ICP’s Directors’ Scholarship Award, the International Photography Awards and recent grants from NoMAA and the Puffin Foundation. In 2007, her photograph Crash was selected for the cover of American Photography 23. Yael’s first monograph, 5683 miles away (Kehrer, 2010), was selected as one of photo-eye’s Best Books of 2010 and for the PDN Photo Annual 2011. It was also a nominee for the German Photo Book Award 2011. Intermarried (Kehrer, 2013), her second monograph, was selected for American Photography 30 and featured in a variety of publications, among them, the NY Times Sunday Review, PDN Magazine and the Forward.